It is an exciting time to join Benenden Hospital! Our multi-million pound redevelopment means we can offer first class services in an amazing, modern environment. With an Outstanding CQC rating and a Silver award in Investors in People, you can be confident you are joining an industry leading team.
This role presents a real opportunity to improve the way in which the hospital manages its contracts with third parties, drive value and make change. We are looking for a dynamic individual to manage the hospital’s contract portfolio. The role will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the overall contract strategy, and for tendering contracts when required. There would be a requirement to challenge service levels and needs, and to ensure that the contracts effectively meet the hospital’s needs.
There is also a responsibility to train and support the contract managers throughout the organisation to enable them to achieve the maximum benefit from their contracts.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- CIPS qualified or equivalent (e.g. IACCM) (or working towards)
- Experience of managing, developing and procuring contracts to deliver exceptional results
- Demonstrable experience of having made tangible savings
- Excellent negotiation and contract management skills
- Strong relationship management skills and able to work in complex environments with multiple stakeholders
- Outstanding analytical skills using management information to challenge operational and financial performance
- A solid background in Procurement, ideally in a healthcare
For details of the benefits and rewards of working at Benenden Hospital, please visit the ‘Why work for us section’ on the careers page of our website.
For further information of this role please contact Derrick Howard on 01580 857368
To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Together, we work hard to maintain a safe, comfortable, patient-focused environment for the people in our care.
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Closing Date August 5th 2020
Please note that if a large number of applications are received this vacancy may close before the closing date without notice.
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